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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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1958
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1956
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1954
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Topics & Subjects
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North American review and miscellaneous journal
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City planning
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Children's literature
69
Social problems
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Motion pictures in education
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United States -- Social conditions Periodicals
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survey associates
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american telephone and telegraph company
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dodge, mary mapes, 1830-1905
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mcgraw-hill
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national municipal league
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society of motion picture engineers
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by [Arundel, Russell Moore], 1902- [from old catalog]
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Topics: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, United States -- Politics and government 1933-...
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by [Bransten, Richard], 1906-1955; Stuart, John, 1912-
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Topics: United States -- Politics and government 20th century, United States -- Economic conditions...
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by [National conference on motion pictures, New York, 1929] [from old catalog]; Motion picture producers and distributors of America, inc. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Motion pictures
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
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Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
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by A. Pratchett Martin
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by Abbott, Arthur G
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Bibliography: p. 281-289
Topic: Color
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by Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939; National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]; Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner
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Topics: United States -- Emigration and immigration. [from old catalog], United States -- Social conditions...
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by Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955; Hankinson, Thomas Leroy, 1876-; New York State College of Forestry at Syracuse University. Roosevelt Wild Life Forest Experiment Station
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Topics: Freshwater fishes, Fishes, Fisheries, Zoology, Economic
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by Adams, Clifford Rose, 1902-; Packard, Vance Oakley, 1914- joint author
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"Books you may wish to read": p. 206-210
Topic: Marriage
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by Adams, Henry Foster
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Topics: Advertising, Psychology
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by Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949
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Topics: United States -- Civilization 1918-1945, United States -- Intellectual life
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Topics: City planning, Cities and towns -- United States, Housing -- United States
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by Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
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Topics: Youth, Child rearing
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Topics: Motion pictures in education, Motion pictures
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by Agassiz association. [from old catalog]; Nichols, James Robinson, 1819-1888, [from old catalog] ed; Rolfe, W. J. (William James), 1827-1910, ed; Nichols, Austin Porter, [from old catalog] ed; Eccles, Robert Gibson, 1848- [from old catalog] ed; Lillard, Benjamin, 1847- [from old catalog] ed; Bigelow, Edward Fuller, 1860- [from old catalog] ed
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Topics: Chemistry, Science
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by Agassiz association. [from old catalog]; Nichols, James Robinson, 1819-1888, [from old catalog] ed; Rolfe, W. J. (William James), 1827-1910, ed; Nichols, Austin Porter, [from old catalog] ed; Eccles, Robert Gibson, 1848- [from old catalog] ed; Lillard, Benjamin, 1847- [from old catalog] ed; Bigelow, Edward Fuller, 1860- [from old catalog] ed
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Topics: Chemistry, Science
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by Agg, T. R. (Thomas Radford), b. 1878; Brindley, John Edwin, 1878- joint author
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Topics: Roads, Roads -- Finance
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by Agg, Thomas Radford, 1878-
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Topics: Pavements, Roads, Road construction, Highway engineering
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by Aguecheek
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by Aikman, Duncan, 1889-
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Topic: United States -- Social conditions
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by Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation; Kelly, Burnham
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Bibliography: p. 446-452
Topic: Buildings, Prefabricated
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by Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987; Taylor, Frank J., 1894-1972, joint author
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Topics: United States. National Park Service, National parks and reserves -- United States, Nature study
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by Allee, W. C. (Warder Clyde), 1885-1955
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Topic: Animal ecology
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Bibliography: p. 553-588
Topics: Mammals -- America, Marine animals
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Topics: Pinnipedia -- North America, Mammals -- North America
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by Allen, Leslie Herbert, 1881-
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Topic: Working class -- Dwellings
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by Allen, Robert Porter
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Topics: Whooping crane, Flamingos, Spoonbills, Rare birds
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Bibliography: p. 87-88
Topics: Music -- Social aspects, March (Music)
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by Allport, Gordon W. (Gordon Willard), 1897-1967; Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Appraisal of Research
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Bibliography: p. 192-201
Topics: Psychology -- Methodology, Autobiography
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by Almack, John Conrad, 1883-
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Topic: Narcotics.
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Topic: Cinematography
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by Ambruster, Howard Watson, 1878-1961
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Topics: Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft, Chemical industry -- United States,...
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by American Association for Study and Prevention of Infant Mortality
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Topics: Child Health Services -- periodicals, Pediatrics -- periodicals
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by American Association for the Advancement of Science; Graham, Jack Bennett, 1913- ed; Burrill, Meredith F., ed
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Topics: Water-supply -- United States, Industries -- United States
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by American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Coast Committee
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Topics: Natural history -- Pacific Coast, Pacific States
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by American Association of School Administrators
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"Selected references on conservation education": p. 253-290
Topic: Conservation of natural resources
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American City Planning Institute; National Conference on City Planning
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Superseded by Planning and civic comment in Jan. 1935
Topic: City planning -- Periodicals
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Civic Association; American Planning and Civic Association
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Vols. for 1929-1934 called v. 1-5
Topics: National parks and reserves -- United States, City planning -- United States, Civic improvement,...
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by American Council on Education. Committee on Motion Pictures in Education; Dale, Edgar, 1900-; Dunn, Fannie Wyche, 1879-1946; Hoban, Charles Francis, 1906-; Schneider, Etta
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"Books on the subject of motion pictures and other sensory aids in education": p. [459]-464
Topics: Motion pictures in education -- Abstracts, Motion pictures in education
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by American Council on Education. Committee on Motion Pictures in Education
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"Sources of films appraised and described": p. 337-339
Topic: Educational films
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by American Country Life Conference; American Country Life Association
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Topics: Sociology, Rural, Rural conditions, Country life, Country life -- United States, United States --...
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by American Country Life Conference (6th : 1923 : St. Louis); American Country Life Association
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Topics: Country life -- Congresses, Rural families -- Congresses, Rural women -- Congresses, Sociology,...
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by American Education Fellowship. Commission on Human Relations
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Topics: Motion pictures in education, Motion pictures -- Moral and ethical aspects, Motion pictures --...
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by American Geographical Society of New York; Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949
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"Biographical notes concerning the authors": p. 476-481
Topics: Local government -- New England, New England -- Economic conditions, New England -- Social...
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Contains bibliographies
Topics: Geography -- Societies, West (U.S.)
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by American historical association. Commission on the social studies in the schools; Beard, Charles Austin, 1874- [from old catalog] ed; Krey, August Charles, 1887- [from old catalog]
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Topic: Social sciences -- Study and teaching. [from old catalog]
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by American Institute of Architects
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Topics: Communist Party of the United States of America, Communism -- United States 1917-, Propagenda,...
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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by American Medical Association, Journal. [from old catalog]; Cramp, Arthur J. (Arthur Joseph), b. 1872, ed
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Topics: Quacks and quackery, Patent medicines
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by American Ornithologists' Union
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"A quarterly journal of ornithology."
Topics: Birds, Ornithology, Ornithologie, Oiseaux, Ornithologie